Desktop Publisher

Writing a great desktop publisher resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Raquelle Narr | (904) 196-5094 | Charleston, WV


I have over 1 year of experience as a Desktop Publisher. In my role, I was responsible for creating high-quality publications using desktop publishing software. I have an eye for detail and take pride in producing accurate and visually appealing documents. My skills include layout design, photo editing, and typesetting. I am also proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Desktop Publisher at Adobe InDesign, WVApr 2022 - Present

  • Wrote, edited and designed 10-page monthly newsletter with 0 errors, which was then distributed to 500 recipients.
  • Led a team of 4 designers in creating an annual report for a major corporation; completed project 2 weeks ahead of schedule.
  • Trained 3 new employees on proper use of design software programs.
  • Created 100+ page catalogs for 5 different companies, including layout, photos and text editing.
  • Designed company website that received 50% more traffic after launch.

Desktop Publishing Specialist at QuarkXPress, WVSep 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 5 designers in creating 200+ page catalogs for a major retailer.
  • Trained new hires on design software and processes.
  • Negotiated with vendors to secure discounts on printing and paper costs.
  • Met deadlines and budget constraints while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Wrote proposals that resulted in 3 new clients signing contracts.


High School Diploma at Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg, WVSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to manage my time, how to study for exams, and how to do research.


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • QuarkXPress
  • InDesign
  • PageMaker
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Devin Jurden | (604) 281-7874 | Baltimore, MD


I am a Desktop Publisher with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have worked on a variety of projects, including creating marketing materials, newsletters, and presentations. I have an eye for detail and a passion for design, which allows me to create high-quality work that is both visually appealing and effective. I am also proficient in Adobe Creative Suite applications, such as Photoshop and InDesign.


Desktop Publisher at Adobe, MDMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 desktop publishers in the production of 200+ page training manuals for new hires, resulting in a 50% reduction in printing and binding costs.
  • Implemented a new workflow that increased accuracy and efficiency by 30%.
  • Trained 2 new desktop publishers on InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Created 100+ marketing collateral pieces including flyers, posters, postcards, etc.
  • Designed and produced 5 annual reports for clients.

Desktop Publishing Specialist at Microsoft, MDJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 3 designers in creating promotional materials for 4 major product launches.
  • Achieved 97% customer satisfaction rating for design and layout of company newsletter.
  • Increased productivity by designing and implementing new workflows for the design team.
  • Trained 2 junior designers in advanced Adobe Photoshop techniques.
  • Won “Best In Show” at the annual Graphic Designers Association conference for my entry in the corporate identity category.


High School Diploma at Maryland School for the DeafAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Desktop Publishing
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • QuarkXpress
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop